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Archives for October 11, 2018

Cayman Islands DoE teams rescue more than 500 turtle hatchlings

Although Grand Cayman was spared the brunt of Hurricane Michael’s passage this week, several hundred baby turtles were put at risk due to high seas from the storm washing over their nests on the island’s beaches. On Monday and Tuesday, a Department of Environment [DoE] team led by visiting scientist Evelyn Denton and assisted by […]

STATEMENT: Cayman Islands Minister clarifies TBL process and role

From: Hon. Joseph Hew Minister for Commerce, Planning & Infrastructure 11 October, 2018 Earlier this week the Cayman Compass published an editorial which voiced concerns related to the regulation of the watersports industry. The safety of our visitors and residents on the seas is something we all must be concerned with.  At the same time […]

The Music Modernization Act is signed into law

From All Access Music Group It’s official, as Pres. TRUMP has signed the ORRIN G. HATCH-BOB GOODLATTE Music Modernization Act. THE VERGE reports, “The bill, heralded by labels, musicians, and politicians, unanimously passed through both the House and Senate before going to the president. The bill revamps Section 115 of the U.S. Copyright Act and aims […]

The Editor Speaks: CNB Directors windfall

The majority of the Directors of Cayman National Bank have, not surprisingly, recommended the sale of the Bank to Republic Bank Trinidad and Tobago (Barbados) Limited. Lawyer and former MLA, Truman Bodden has 1,125,135 shares and has agreed, according to a CNB circular, to sell 1 million of them. This should provide him with a […]

Cayman Islands: Islanders Football Club Fundraiser to send team to 2019 Mallorca Football Tournament

The Islanders Sports Club will be holding a Fish Fry and Karaoke Fundraiser on the 26th October 2018 at the cricket Oval in George Town. The Islanders Football Club was born out of the need to bring together Law Enforcement Officers within the Cayman through sporting activities. Club founder Inspector Winsome Prendergast saw the need […]

Michael Mina, Richard Blais, Michelle Bernstein and more to headline KAABOO Cayman Culinary Program

KAABOO Cayman, the two-day live music and comedy, culinary, and lifestyle experience, just announced the full PALATE chef and restaurant lineup for the inaugural event. The culinary programming will take place on the PALATE Stage February 15+16, 2019 in Grand Cayman. The 2019 PALATE chef program will feature Michael Mina (Mina Group; International Smoke, Cal […]

Calling all boats for Cayman 27’s annual Parade of Lights

Cayman 27 is again hosting their annual Parade of Lights boat parade on Saturday December 1 2018 in Camana Bay.  Parade of Lights is the kick off to the holiday season as one of Cayman’s largest gathering for the whole family. Private and corporate boats are encouraged to enter and is free to participate in […]

New Artificial Intelligence to help facilitate trade negotiations for Small Island Developing States

Thursday, October 11, 2018 — The first AI powered-platform for trade negotiations recently introduced by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva could bring major advances that can strengthen the voice of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the international arena by allowing for deeper and more targeted data analysis which […]

Cayman Islands: Camana Bay launches Thursday late night shopping with Shoppers’ Nite Out

Mark your calendars for the shopping event of the season on Thursday, Oct. 18 for the 6th Annual Shoppers’ Night Out at Camana Bay! Starting at 5 p.m., participating shops are marking down their prices and giving away special offers as they roll out their new fall merchandise. Get an early start with your holiday […]

Bodden Town CPD officers organize presentation to Cayman Islands Frances Bodden Children’s Home by CNB Staff Member

From RCIPS The Bodden Town Community Policing Department has been conducting an ongoing weekly outreach program for residents of the Frances Bodden Children’s Home since June. This past Wednesday, 3 October, the officers invited a special guest to speak to the young ladies at the home. Doralee Wright is a young Caymanian professional working at […]